ENGINE OIL FILTER BASE AND OIL FILTER BYPASS VALVE MAINTENANCE - CONTINUED
Remove adapter (9) from adapter assembly (6) and set
aside for re-use.
Remove plug (10), preformed packing (11), check
valve assembly (12), and spring (13) from engine oil
filter head (2). Discard preformed packing. Set aside
plug, spring, and check valve assembly for re-use.
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
WARN I N G
· Solvent cleaning compound MIL-PRF-680 Type III is an environmentally compliant and low-toxic material.
However, it may be irritating to the eyes and skin. Use protective gloves and goggles. Use in well-ventilated
areas. Keep away from open flames and other sources of ignition. Failure to do so may result in injury or
death to personnel.
· Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. DO NOT exceed 15 psi (103 kPa) nozzle pressure when dry-
ing parts with compressed air. DO NOT direct compressed air against human skin. Make sure air stream is
directed away from user and other personnel in the area. To prevent injury, user must wear protective goggles
or face shield. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury to personnel.
Remove all gasket material from mating surfaces.
Clean all parts and mating surfaces with solvent cleaning compound.
Dry parts with compressed air.
Inspect all parts for wear, pitting, cracks, or corrosion and replace if necessary.
Inspect oil passages to ensure they are clean and unobstructed.
N OT E
Apply a thin coat of clean oil to all O-rings and seals before installation.
Install spring (13), check valve assembly (12), new preformed packing (11), and plug (10) on engine oil filter head (2).
Tighten plug (10) to 44 lb-ft (60 Nm).
Install adapter (9) on adapter assembly (6).